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THINK GERMANY WOULD FORCE
HOLLAND INTO WAR
London, Feb. 26. Conviction grew
in Great Britain today that Germany
deliberately planned the torpedoing
of the seven Dutch ships reported on
Saturday to have fallen victims to
The belief was based on the theory
that Germany, her belt tight from
lack of food, has for a long time
looked longingly at comfortable,
well-fed Holland, her acres under
cultivation, and deliberately sought
to force the Netherlands government
into war, so that she might raid this
storehouse of a nation.
GIRL ATTACKED BY NEGRO
Jula Hume, 22, 2407 Praire av..
was attacked and beaten by a giant
negro, who dragged her into an alley
as she was passing the Rock Island
tracks on 22d st. early this morning
on the way to her work in a candy
factory. Her condition is serious.
The negro escaped.
Washington. Ambassador Willarc
at Madrid cabled state dep't that the
foreign office notified him 72 Ameri
can Yarrowdale prisoners were re
leased Feb. 16.
Washington. Ambassador Gerard
has asked state dep't that ship bring
ing him to America be convoyed by
American warship in case of war be
tween U. S. and Germany.
Paris. Bakers forbidden to use
any but whole meal flour or to bake
rolls. Government will issue sugar
Havana. Government troops de
'f eat rebels in two battles near Cama
ey and Santa Clara.
London. Dutch will disarm sub-'
marine U-30, stranded in its waters,
nnil infarn ppom
Louisville. Kentucky Public Ele-
vator burns. Loss $1,000,000.
Boise, Idaho. Avalanche wrecked
three buildings, North Star mine,
Bailey; 9 dead, 6 missing, 15 injured. 1
T CITY RAILWAYS CO. SUES FIELD
STORE JOR $5,270.87.
An echo of the collapse of Wabash
av. and Randolph sL in front of the
Marshall Field annex a few years ago
was heard today when the City Rail
ways Co. filed suit for $5,270.87
against Marshall Field & Co. and
Lanquist& Illsley, contractors.
In the complaint the street car
bosses say that caissons sunk in the
street under the tracks weakened
the street car right of way to such
an extent that the tracks sank. The
above amount is said to represent the
cost of repair.
FENDERLESS TRUCK RUNS BOY
DOWN MAY DIE
An auto truck, still fenderless after
the council has been trying to put
safety devices on heavyMnachines for
four years, ran down and crushed 8-year-old
Anton Pinderski as he stood
in the street admiring a movie sign
at 4406 Milwaukee av. last night
His mother, in the Pinderski home
at 5519 Montrose av., was told early
this morning that the boy would
TWO BURGLARS GOT $30
A pair of porchclimbers forced
Mrs, Jesse Roubernek, 3830 N. Clare
mont av., to go into her husband's
room and take $30 out of his pants
early today. They secured the money
Mrs. Roubernek fired three shots
after them, but none took effect.
GRAB SHEA FOR TILTING LID
Cornelius Shea, bartender, once
head of the Teamsters' union, and
biggest figure in the bloody strike of
1905, was arrested for violation of
the Sunday closing law yesterday.
Total of arrests for the day was sev
enteen. o o
Albany, N. Y. Rob't Carter, for
mer export traffic manager, Midvale
Steel Co., arrested on charge of em
bezzling $42,000 from company